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Jin Xing Makes China Look A Lot Like the United States

I opened the Economist newsletter I get in my inbox every couple of days because the subject line of this email interested me. "Meet China's Oprah Winfrey,"...

I used to find Black women unattractive

We've all heard the argument that racial dating preferences are "inherently racist." Perhaps you disagree; there's just no way you'll find (insert race here)...

Ayesha Curry and All Of Your Fucking Goals

As covered by Refinery29 and Buzzfeed among other sources, the Ayesha Curry-Kim K debate started after 3-month-old tweets of Ayesha's resurfaced following Kim Kardashian's nude selfies on...

Drake is Michael Jackson, Kendrick is Prince

To many, it's a shame that mass appeal gives some artists more fame than true artistry. But in the music industry, the effects of...

‘Wind River’ and Wow We Don’t Care About Native Americans

Light spoilers are contained in the article. No major plot twists or reveals though, promise! Wind River is star-studded, brilliant, and you don't even know...

Nav and The Minefield of Nigga

Nav is an Indian-Canadian from Rexdale, a racially-diverse low-income neighborhood in Toronto. Clearly his people from the Rex, as he calls it, are cool...

Daryl Davis and the Challenge of Engaging Racists

Any good racial justice activist on Twitter will tell you racists cannot be reasoned with. The best we can do is get White allies up...

How (not) to talk about race and Women’s Streetwear on Youtube

I said I thought critically about Anime, though that didn’t mean I participated in all other aspects of the anime fandom. One of these...

CL’s American Debut and Black Culture

With 5 million views in a week on her newest music video 'Lifted', K-Pop star CL is striving to make her way into the U.S. market....

DJ Khaled’s School of Personal Branding

DJ Khaled is up to somethin'. Being able to brand yourself is an essential skill in this era. He could easily tell you how. But...